Statement by Ambassador Peter Thomson at the Sustainable Development Goals Intergovernmental Negotiations on Follow-Up and Review

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
New York

Distinguished Co-Facilitators,

Allow me firstly to thank you for your steadfast leadership throughout this long process. Thank you also for the very useful discussion paper that was provided to guide our deliberations this week.

The Fiji delegation aligns itself with the statements delivered earlier by South Africa on behalf of G77 and China, by Maldives on behalf of AOSIS, and by Tonga on behalf of PSIDS.

STATEMENT BY HONORABLE OSEA NAIQAMU, MINISTER OF FISHERIES and FORESTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF FIJI HIGH LEVEL SEGMENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORUM ON FORESTS 13TH MAY, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015
New York

Mr. Chairman,

I firstly take this opportunity to congratulate you on your appointment as Chairman of the eleventh session of the United Nations Forum on Forests and my delegation is confident that this year’s Forum will be a success under your stewardship. Also I extend the Government of Fiji’s support to you Mr. Chairman during the course of our deliberations in the next couple of days. I also thank the Secretariat for circulating the background information that forms the basis of our deliberations.

Statement by Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji, at the Meeting on Agreement to Institutionalise the Pacific Islands Development Forum

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Fiji

Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps;
Distinguished Guests;
Delegates and Participants;
Ladies and Gentlemen.

Bula vinaka and a very good morning to you all.

I’m delighted to be here this morning to launch the first of two meetings to seek the views of our Pacific partners on a draft agreement to institutionalise the Pacific Islands Development Forum.

Fiji Statement to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
New York

Mr. Chairman,

The Fijian delegation has the honour to extend its gratitude and appreciation to you and members of the panel for your valuable insights. We also thank the Secretariat for circulating the concept note that has formed the basis of our discussions this afternoon.

Mr. Chairman,

Fiji Delegation's Statement at the 48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development

Thursday, April 16, 2015
New York

Madam President,

Firstly, allow me to congratulate Your Excellency and your Bureau on your election. The Fiji Delegation assures you of its full support and cooperation, and welcomes the special theme for this forty-eighth session of the Commission on Population and Development.

Madam President, Fiji aligns with the statement delivered by South Africa on behalf of G77 and China.

Statement by Ambassador Peter Thomson at the 16th Meeting of the Open-Ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and Law of the Sea

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
New York

Co-Chairs,

Let me firstly congratulate you for taking the helm of this Informal Consultative Process. You can be assured of the Fiji Delegation's full support throughout this meeting.

At the outset, Fiji aligns itself with the statements delivered by South Africa on behalf of G77 and China, by Malidives on behalf of AOSIS and by the Kingdom of Tonga on behalf of PSIDS. Allow me Co-Chairs to also thank the Secretary-General and those concerned, particularly DOALOS, for the comprehensive report that ties in well with this year's theme.

Co-Chairs,

Statement by Hon. Rosy Sofia Akbar, Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation at the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
New York

Madam Chair,

Allow me to offer my congratulations and that of my delegation to you and your Bureau on your election. I can assure you of our delegations full support as we look forward to a fruitful two week of conferencing ahead.

Fiji aligns itself with the statements delivered by the distinguished representatives of South Africa on behalf of the Group of 77 and China, and by the Kingdom of Tonga on behalf of the Pacific Small Island Developing States.

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson at the United Nations General Assembly on the Adoption of the resolution A/69/L.53 “A Global Geodetic Reference Frame for Sustainable Development”

Thursday, February 26, 2015
New York

Mr. President,

Distinguished Delegates,

I have the honour to introduce document A/69/L.53 entitled, “A global geodetic reference frame for sustainable development “on behalf of the 52 co-sponsors reflected in this resolution under the current Agenda Item 9.

Mr. President,

Fiji Day Address by H.E. Ratu Epeli Nailatikau

Friday, October 10, 2014
Fiji

MY FELLOW FIJIANS,

ONCE AGAIN, WE ARE ALL CELEBRATING FIJI DAY – 44 YEARS AFTER OUR FLAG WAS FIRST RAISED ON INDEPENDENCE DAY 1970.

OF ALL OUR FIJI DAYS SINCE THEN, THIS IS THE MOST JOYOUS. BECAUSE WE HAVE OPENED A NEW CHAPTER IN OUR NATIONAL LIFE THAT OFFERS GREAT PROMISE FOR EVERY FIJIAN NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE.

I JOIN YOU IN YOUR HOMES TONIGHT TOWARDS THE END OF A MOMENTOUS WEEK IN WHICH HISTORY WAS MADE AND WHICH MANY OF US WILL NEVER FORGET.

Address by H.E. Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, President of Fiji at the Opening of the New 2014 Parliament Sitting

Friday, October 10, 2014
Fiji
 

Madam Speaker,

The Honourable Chief Justice and Members of the Judiciary,

The Honourable Leader of Opposition,

Honourable Members of Parliament,

Your Excellencies,

Members of the Diplomatic Corps,

Distinguished guests,

Ladies and gentlemen,

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